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Do nonprofit employees volunteer at organizations they don’t work for? purpose

Aug. 12, 2021 4:39 pm

Do nonprofit employees volunteer at organizations they don’t work for?

In our Generocity community, the answer to that is a resounding "yes." Four local nonprofit professionals share examples of how — and why — they volunteer.
Why we’re closing our company Slack and launching a Generocity channel purpose

Jul. 26, 2021 1:39 pm

Why we’re closing our company Slack and launching a Generocity channel

Technical.ly will bring our internal staff communications to our public Slack community for tech workers, founders and HR pros from across the globe — and for philanthropists and nonprofit pros via a dedicated #generocity channel. Join us!
If Jeff Bezos gave you $100M to help grow a nonprofit, which would you choose? purpose

Jul. 22, 2021 12:11 pm

If Jeff Bezos gave you $100M to help grow a nonprofit, which would you choose?

When we posed that question via our newsletter yesterday, four community members immediately responded — three of them spotlighting deserving organizational recipients, and one of them with a plan that would make the lives Philadelphians a lot healthier.
‘Postal banks helped people of little means to be able to save a few hundred dollars’ purpose

Jul. 9, 2021 3:39 pm

‘Postal banks helped people of little means to be able to save a few hundred dollars’

Two members of the Generocity community shared their enthusiasm for the idea of postal banking in response to our daily newsletter's question yesterday.
7 things organizations need to know about improving their DEI practices purpose

Jun. 30, 2021 11:30 am

7 things organizations need to know about improving their DEI practices

At an AMA on Technical.ly's public Slack, Reclaim the Sector founder Sam Chenkin and Fearless COO John Foster discussed power, allyship and building more inclusive workspaces.
What does allyship look like in the workplace? Join us for a Slack AMA on June 25 purpose

Jun. 17, 2021 1:03 pm

What does allyship look like in the workplace? Join us for a Slack AMA on June 25

We'll be talking with Sam Chenkin, founder of Reclaim the Sector, and John Foster, COO of Baltimore dev agency Fearless,
What is a Philadelphia identity? In her most recent work, artist Michelle Ortiz explodes any facile definition purpose

Jun. 4, 2021 8:22 am

What is a Philadelphia identity? In her most recent work, artist Michelle Ortiz explodes any facile definition

Her "Arrival and Belonging" installation — part of the Philadelphia Art Museum exhibit "New Grit: Art and Philly Now" — is informed by the personal narratives of people who weren't born to, but arrived at, their identity as Philadelphians.
Report card: Community leaders say the sector has responded well to challenges. Local gov, not so much purpose

May 14, 2021 9:43 am

Report card: Community leaders say the sector has responded well to challenges. Local gov, not so much

The leaders who responded to our third TRACE self-assessment in April offered a more positive take on our questions about public health, community engagement and economic resiliency than they did in January.
Does the local nonprofit sector have the collective agency to make change and move us toward just recovery? purpose

Feb. 22, 2021 2:09 pm

Does the local nonprofit sector have the collective agency to make change and move us toward just recovery?

“It is hard to find balance between doing the work and finding the energy and resources to argue at City Hall," says Farrah Parkes of Gender Justice Fund.

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